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SFGTV
Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: thank you, supervisor campos. well, colleagues, andyz,i members of the public, i think it is a sad situation that we are here tonight. you know, what has happened over the last nine months has obviously brgy;8)t lot of unwanted spotlight not only on our city and the sheriff's department, i've found it personally wrenching that4 h7knm obviously pit family members against each other and, you know, with the young boyrh involved as well. and i agree with what supervisor campos said earlier and ii"ñh think everyone has echoed no one takes pleasure in being here tonight. this is not fun ata?b>÷ all. in terms of the issue at hand for me, obviously the crime is a fact. it's whether or not it's official misconduct. i want to talk about a few issuesú m=ñ i struggled with. with the dialogue with the city@j'Ñ attorney's office earlier you know, i did reject that notion i did have serious issues with the notion of mr. mirkarimi not being sworn in but being the sheriff-elect. but at th
SFGTV
Oct 10, 2012 1:00am PDT
. >> president chiu: thank you. colleagues, any final questions to sheriff's counsel? supervisor farrell. >> supervisor farrell: thanks. so just to be clear, on the timing issue, we've talked about this, ability and i know it's cn the briefs, your position is that mr. mirkarimi had no responsibilities towards the sheriff's department at all prior to the swearing in day. is that correct? >> i think the -- it's not necessarily that he had no responsibilities per se, but he had no duties of office. of course a person who's elected has certain responsibilities that we commonly understand, that they need to get ready to assume office. but that's not a duty, per se. because they're not actually in office yet. so i think we can distinguish between the responsibility that an elected official has to prepare for assuming office between the time of election and the time that they're actually in office. >> supervisor campos: and if i could also talk -- madam city attorney, you offer a different opinion that it attaches basically on election day. is that correct? >> yes, that's!cbgc correct. >> super
SFGTV
Oct 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. >> president farrell: just one question. san francisco does very well compared to other california cities but california does poorly to other states. the first finding we're asked to comment on is that we develop more than any other municipality in the u. s. do you know where we stand in there hasn't been a comprehensive analysis from what you've seen. >> yes. i want to clarify. we were asked to either agree, disagree partially, or disagree wholly by the instructions. in terms of the cup half full or empty when we disagree partially you can interpret that as a green partially. in terms of finding one, we just do not have the teat before us. there had not been a comprehensive data set. we would wanted to have a methodology to know what numbers we are looking at. san francisco is in terms of per capita funding arts is one of the highest in the country which is a great honor for our city. so with that i want to speak on a high level of of what the role of the report will be in terms of organizational change and improvement at the arts commission and then i'll at a high level go through some
SFGTV
Oct 16, 2012 7:00pm PDT
on this item. >> supervisor elsbernd? >> elsbernd aye. >> supervisor farrell aye. >> supervisor kim? >> kim aye. >> supervisor mar, marr aye. >> supervisor olague. >> olague aye. >> supervisor wiener. >> aye. >> supervisor avalos? >> aye. >> supervisor campos? >> campos aye. >> president chiu. >> chue aye. >> supervisor chu. >> aye. >> supervisor cohen, aye, >> there are eleven ayes. >> item 29 a motion appointing annemarie fortier, susana russo and sharie o'neill, >> same house, same call. >> motion approved item 30. >> motion appointing paul giussi to the graffiti advisory board. >> same house, same call, item approved. >> >> item 31 is approved. >> item 32 is a motion appointing bruce oka term ending april 27th 2013 to the sunshine ordinance task force. >> colleagues same house same call. this motion is approved. item 33. >> item 33 is a motion apointing supervisor eric mar term ending november 28,2013 to the california state association of counties board of directors. >> colleagues do we have a motion to , second and without objection, roll call vote. >
SFGTV
Oct 19, 2012 4:30pm PDT
at supervisor farrell's office specifically explained what i was looking for, two -- and ms. hobson. if they want to count that as a third request i thought of it more as a clarification. that was july 29. the documents that i think are very important here that weren't reviewed -- that were not provided until august 20 are related to the inspection. so if you notice i didn't talk about inspections at the first hearing. the other two document is the 610 permit, the approved plans. >> vice president fung: those were the ones that you provided copies to us. >> yes. i provided only some. i didn't want to give you all of them. it's lots of pages. >> vice president fung: thank you. >> commissioner lazarus: you just stated and i believe it's in some of our material that you made requests in june. the department responded that the materials, the information was ready. they did not hear back from you for almost a month. can you explain that lapse please. >> the first things i requested included the plans and the notes from the project. and i was contacted by two different people. i did not r
SFGTV
Oct 19, 2012 8:30pm PDT
on the walls. i brought a project proposal for 450 o'farrell street and this is two buildings that are owned by the [speaker not understood]. and right here we have 450, that's their church building and 474 is a building they own next to it. it's indicative of american history over the last 120 years when this religious group came to power and earned enough money to not only purchase and build this building by 1923, there's been a span of 30 years, but then secretly purchased the building next to t. i've been trying to put some pressure on this organization to do something as well as the city to do something with the building next to it and the building next to it is our public display of art. i've been here before and i've showed you guys a blank canvas. this is a picture of the building of four years ago. at 474 natoma street we just built a 55 unit with art on the wall. this house is a nobody except for some people outside. in 2008 there's a letter from the director of planning to the organization which owns this building that says this location has the potential to dramatically improve t
SFGTV
Oct 30, 2012 4:30pm PDT
colleague from district 2, supervisor farrell who also is going to present for supervisor chu. >> thank you, president chiu. colleagues, today i get the honor of bringing forward someone, a great resident in my district and someone who has been super active not only in our neighborhoods, but also in the mental health board and that's glenn ford. glenn, where are you? come on forward, lynn. (applause) >> colleagues, i'll let you know a little about lynn. she's a native californian, lived in san francisco since 1988. she's an attorney with the united states court, a mother of four. active in our community and on the cal hollow association board of directors and very interested in both brain health and hour owe science. on the mental health board lynn has worked to increase the board standards and content of mhb more engaging and directed. produce more professional annual reports. i think most importantly really worked tirelessly to make sure the interests of the mental health community are well represented not only in the district but across san francisco. she does a great service to her role
SFGTV2
Oct 26, 2012 10:00am PDT
with supervisor farrell from district2, which includes the marina, pacific heights, st. cliff, and the neighborhoods surrounding the presidio. supervisor farrell started his first term this january, so he is new to the board. we will get to know him and talk about the toughest issues facing the city. welcome, supervisor. thank you for joining us. tell us about your background -- where you grew up, went to school, the kind of jobs you have worked. >> i am a born and raised san franciscan, first and foremost. very proud of that. i am also a born and raised district 2 residents. i grew up close to the palace of fine arts. my parents still live in the same set of flats i grew up in. i went to grammar school at stuart hall in district 2. i went to high school in st. ignatius. i'm a very proud wildcat. i went to college at loyola marymount college in los angeles. i had a scholarship to play baseball down there. ended up going to ireland and getting a master's degree at university college dublin. came back to the states and went to law school at the university of pennsylvania. spent
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 12:35am EDT
, with the great will farrell and he was hilarious. but there was no way to know that it would catch on like that and -- >> jimmy: do people stop you on the street and -- >> yes. yes. [ laughter ] no, it haunts me, it follows me around. [ laughter ] and, yeah. i did a play a couple of years ago in new york and people would bring cow bells. [ laughter ] and bang them at the curtain call. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's awful. but i remember -- do you remember -- it wasn't even that good at dress rehearsal. [ light laughter ] the sketch was okay. >> it was very funny. >> jimmy: at dress rehearsal. oh, no, the real air show was unbelievable. >> with, will was playing the cowbell. >> jimmy: he was on fire. i remember this, like, the first -- the dress rehearsal version was fine and it was funny and it was -- there was a -- what is the name of the band, i'm forgetting now? blue oyster cult. >> yes. and so it was "behind the music, blue oyster cult" and basically the whole gist of the sketch was christopher would come back out and say, "that's pretty good take, guys, do it again, but i just need a l
NBC
Oct 23, 2012 3:00am EDT
of mike farrell, one of our heroes, the man who built annaly hospital management who died this weekend at the age of 61. farrell is one of the good guys. he flagged the mortgage debacle long before everyone else saw it coming. he warned correctly what would occur if wall street was allowed to run amok with mortgage financial engineering. and he made billions of dollars for his shareholders. what you might know is farrell was one of the most charitable people on earth.
NBC
Oct 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
manager john farrell by trading infielder mike aviles to the blue jays to bring their former pitching coach back to fenway park. this is only the seventh time in major league history that a team has traded for a manager. >>> and just ahead, a new baby for adele. new details about the filming of "hangover 3." >>> plus, an 11-year-old texan makes history. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back. the big headline is the first big storm in central california. a lot of rain in sacramento and snow at the high elevations, especially about 5,000 feet. the worst of it is today as far as the heavy rain goes. maybe thunderstorms to the north. this will linger through tomorrow. many of the same spots will deal with hit and miss showers tomorrow, too. >>> let's take a look at entertainment news. "paranormal activity 4" pulled in a lower than expected $30.2 million this weekend. filming for "the hangover 3" caused headaches for driving after closing highways. and adele and her new boyfriend reportedly have a new bundle of joy after she gave birth to a baby boy. >>> this weekend, "snl" poked
CBS
Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep john farrell their new >>> hey, how about the man responsible for making the call to sign barry zito to a seven year-$126 million contract. he was certainly loud and proud. we're talking about peter mcgowan, who was in the giants' clubhouse after the critical game that was won where zito went strong. mcgowan and others showed nothing but praise and smiles for no. 75. >> anytime any player signs a contract like that, they put tremendous pressure on them, a bull's-eye on their back. it's a lot to live up to when you have a contract like that. >> you don't just look at the statistics, how good a pitcher he was, you look at, for that kind of a contract, can he provide the leadership? >>> all right. so it will be a rematch, game 2, tomorrow. 4:45. ryan vogelsong against chris carpenter. that will be game 6. >>> the a's traded cliff to the diamondbacks. he was the opening day shortstop. the a's get a big bopper, chris young, an old fielder from the arizona diamondbacks. stay tuned. billy could be making more moves. we will see. >> it's be
MSNBC
Oct 5, 2012 2:30am PDT
, the red sox are looking at blue jays manager john farrell as valentine's successor. he served as the pitching coach from 2006 to 2010. >>> coming up at the top of the hour, a day after his lackluster debate performance, president obama holds a rock star rally for 30,000 fans in wisconsin. this as mitt romney tries to turn a single night's work into a turning point in the election. we'll discuss it all. >>> when we come back here, we'll huddle around the water cooler to watch stephen colbert celebrate mitt romney's debate win with a big old studio rave. "way too early" coming right back. [ female announcer ] ready for a taste of what's hot? check out the latest collection of snacks from lean cuisine. creamy spinach artichoke dip, crispy garlic chicken spring rolls. they're this season's must-have accessory. lean cuisine. be culinary chic. >>> we told you the top of the show that the fight over tax plans has become a central issue in the presidential campaign in part because of the looming fiscal cliff that faces the country at the end of this year. that includes an expiration o
FOX
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm PDT
district as a possible homicide. it happened on the 600 block of o farrell street near leavenworth. 62-year-old william swytack was found dead inside a building. he was suffered a head injury and investigators say they believe he was murdered. there have been no arrests in the case. >>> a contra costa teenager received a 7 year prison term for running down and killing a father and his young daughter. the crash happened last april. prosecutors say the 17-year-old was speeding in an suv when he drove up on the sidewalk killing the man and his 9-year- old daughter. last month the teenager pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving. he will remain in a juvenile treatment program until he is 21. after the sentencing the victims family said they are satisfied that the teen will be undergoing rehabilitation. >>> an assembly today will address a sexual fantasy league created by male student athletes. the principal says varsity athletes drafted female students to their fantasy teams and collected points for sexual activity with them. in a letter to parents the principal said the l
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 7:30am PDT
to present this project and would like to thank supervisor farrell for his sponsorship, it's for a fema grant in -- for the replacement of the replacement of the self-contained breathing apparatus, they include air respirators and fire masks fire fetters wear, the department's current scba inventory is not compliant with the national standards, as a result of both technological improvements as well as design improvements, there's been enhancements made over the past decade or so, the department has requested placement units in previous year's budget request but due to the cost of these units and economic realities, we have not been successful in replacing these items so we requested and searched out alternative funding sources, the department applied for a grant to replace cba inventory and the department received notification in february that it was awarded a grant. this project was not planned in last year's budget, with the help of the mayor's office, we submitted a request for the general fund match to be included in the 12-13 budget which was passed by the board. there was a one time in
SFGTV
Oct 4, 2012 1:30pm PDT
elsbernd who is in place of supervisor farrell, our vice-chair who just had a newborn son earlier this week. our clerk today is not melissa miller, i'm sorry. our clerk today is derek evans and the committee would like to acknowledge the staff of sfgtv who record the meetings and make the transcript available online. and i would like to acknowledge jennifer lowe and [speaker not understood]. mr. clerk, are there any announcements? >> yes, madam chair. please make sure cell phones and electronic devices, speaker cards and documents submitted as part of the file be submitted to the clerk. [speaker not understood] unless otherwise stated. >> thank you. can you please call item number 1? >> item number 1, motion supporting eric mar to the california state association county board of directors. >> thank you. colleagues, are there any discussion on this item? seeing none, i would like to open it up for public comment. if you would like to speak on item number 1, please step forward. seeing no public comment, public comment is closed. colleagues, do you have a motion on this item? >> make a motion
SFGTV
Oct 5, 2012 4:00pm PDT
was been promised. i had a meeting at supervisor farrell's office and was told my request in june would be met. >> president hwang: my question when you received information on august 21, the two days prior and the day prior to the actual hearing, did you request a continuance prior to the last hearing? >> no, ma'am. i spoke to ms. goldstein. i didn't know at that time i could rerequest a rehearing. >> president hwang: not a rehearing to move it so you'd have more time to analyze the document before you, before our hearing. >> i had e-mailed her earlier when i was frustrated that i was not getting the document -- >> president hwang: after you got the documents. >> no. i did not. the hearing was the next day. >> president hwang: right. thank you. >> if we can hear from the permit holder now. >> good morning. i'm mary hobson, project manager for the recreation and parks department, representing the permit holder. i would like to state that, you know, we do not believe that any issues were raised in the appellant's request for rehearing. that was not originally discussed in some form durin
SFGTV
Oct 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
farrell. thank you for your work. additional public comment? >> david -- i do not fill out a speaker card. i want to recognize brian smith and his good work for the department. he left last thursday due to family employment situation. he was the it manager for city planning. he did a great job responding to public requests, managing operations and doing a lot of the things that made your work possible in the work of the other planners. i want to thank him publicly for his good work and i look forward to filling that position with someone hopefully nearly as capable as that is even possible. thank you. >> any additional general public comment? seeing then we will onto the next item. >> commissioners you are now at public comment on agenda items where the public hearing has been closed. at this time members of the public may address you on item 6 on your calendar; it has been heard in the public hearing, the public was allowed to testify, and the hearing was closed. before you take your final action, the public is allowed to speak once again on this item. i do not have speakers.
SFGTV
Oct 7, 2012 6:30am PDT
in for supervisor mark farrell, to my right is supervisor carmen chu bho is sitting in for supervisor elsbernd, we're joined with supervisor compos, i would like to acknowledge and thank sfgtv staff for broadcasting today's hearing and our clerk
SFGTV
Oct 16, 2012 6:00pm PDT
farrell for his outstanding leadership and collaborative approach in addressing this key issue. and i know that as we did with pension reform, we'll be able to work together to overcome this challenge and develop a plan that will address our long-term challenge of sustainably funding the commitments we have made. as well as developing ways to proactively address rising health care costs. as a final note while we can and we should and we will focus on consensus measures to address this challenge, i would also like to suggest that the board of supervisors is able to take measures now to address this issue. it is tempting to commit the entirety of today's resources to today's problems. but we also need to take into account the needs of tomorrow. saving isn't the most thrilling thing to do, but i know that you value the long-term fiscal health of our city, supervisors just as i do and you will make decisions that benefit the city today, as well as in the future. thank you. our final question by supervisor campos. thank you. thank you mr. mayor. it's good to see you. i believe i'm not alone wit
SFGTV
Oct 16, 2012 7:30pm PDT
no other names on the roster, that concludes roll call for introduction. >> supervisor farrell, pardon me. >> colleagues i have one hearing request, following up on mayor lee's comments from president chiu i'm introducing hearing requests regardsing our over $4 billion health care liability on the books in san francisco. in 2004 the government accounts board issued statement 45 requiring government employers to measure and report liabilities associated with post retirement benefits exclusing pensions. the lion's share of that number is health care costs of of our controler's office completed the first required report in 2010 based off of 2008 numbers and estimate our liability at $4.36 billion. in just a few weeks the controller's office is going to release an updated report based on 2010 numbers. in advance of this release i'm calling for a hearing of the government oversight committee to look at the updated numbers in greater detail. the problem isn't so much a balance sheet issue, but the fact that the health care costs are going to rise from approximately $150 million to approximate
SFGTV
Oct 18, 2012 1:30pm PDT
is jane kim and i'm joined by supervisor mark farrell and supervisor david campos and we're joined by our clerk, linda wong and we would like to acknowledge the staff at sfgovtv who record our meetings and make the transcript as valuable and makenize jesse larson and mike freeman. >> make sure to silence all cell phones and complete speaker cards and documented to be individualed as part of the file should submitted to the clerk. >> thank you, madame clerk. can you please call item no. 1. >> ordinance amending the health code by requiring 1, the department of public health to provide written information outlining the rights and riresponsibilities of tenants, property owners and pest control operators regarding the prevention and treatment of bedbug infestations. 2, dph to develop a training curriculum on bedbug abatement. 3, owners to respond to bedbug infestation complaints. 4, property owners to disclose bedbug infestation history for the previous two years. 5, the department of public health to collect and publish bedbug data on a quarterly basis. 6, establishing enforcement procedu
SFGTV
Oct 19, 2012 6:00am PDT
agreement and i will go ahead and read through them here, supervisor mark farrell,, golden gate national recreation area, the golden gate national parks conserve advance si, the fort mason center, presidio trust, st. francis yacht club, national parks service, dynamo donuts, the merchant's association, city yachts, micro soccer league, the marina property's association, san francisco marina harbor association, joan jerardo, we posted at the degaussing station and supervisor ferrell's newsletter for the month of september, there are two articles in the marina times, it is a free publication which is distributed to the pacific heights and marina neighborhoods. thus far, we've received a lot of community feedback on this project. we have a lot of support on this project including at marina community station, fort mason center, golden gate yacht mrub, the presidio ymca, the mission merchant's association, the golden gate restaurant association, the chamber of commerce, the national parks conservancy, the last meeting, a couple of the restaurant managers did come out to support this endeavor,
SFGTV
Oct 19, 2012 6:30am PDT
of it 100%. thank you. >> thank you. >> i have john farrell, christian a and then [inaudible]. >> good morning, commissioners, my name is john fa*irl and speaking of this room takes me back a few years at a time when most of you were -- certainly weren't old enough to remember that this room was a superior court courtroom as was the whole fourth floor, that's where i cut my jib in trying cases as an attorney in san francisco, so it's like coming home again. i've also been a resident of san francisco specifically in the marina for 42 years, so i am quite enthusiastic about this project. i have been a frequent user with my family of the big -- what we refer to as the big marina green, i've walked past the degaussing station, so i was one of the few people who understood what a degaussing station is, but it has been as pointed out, could certainly use quite an improvement and the idea that it is going to be run by a very responsible family operation is a real credit to park and rec for their selection process and we wholeheartedly, my family and i'm a member of the board of directors mari
SFGTV
Oct 20, 2012 2:00pm PDT
and supervisor marc farrell has a pocket and supervisor james kim has a pocket along geary street. the population is about 75,000 residents in a 1.8 square mile area. on any given day, the population swells to about 350,000 people because of all the people coming to work in the financial district. the demographics in the central district -- female is about 50%, males 49.8%. it's almost even. age 17 and under is 17.56% which equates to about 5300 people under 17. our senior population is twice that much or approximately 11,500. caucasian -- 46%. african-american, 2%. latino, 4%. other is a 1.3%. less than 1% our native american. our organizational chart is headed by yours truly. i have the captain's staff which consists of one sergeant and six officers. the captain's staff is in charge of the demonstrations, protests and special events. he has to assistance. his round off by a subpoena officer who handles postings for no parking, a permit officer and a facilities officer. we have a street crimes unit that wears plain clothes and concentrates on robberies and stolen vehicles and car break- ins. the
SFGTV
Oct 23, 2012 3:30pm PDT
will provide the next accommodation. supervisor farrell. >> thank you president chiu. colleagues today i have the honor of honoring a couple in restaurant district two which had its legged started in a different district. i don't know if it's district nine but i am proud to bring forward craig and annie stole who operate del fiona pizza on california street and their second pizza operation in the city and dove tailing off of the success in the restaurant that i used to go to quite a bit. district eight. congratulations. they opened up on california and have done such amazing job. it's one of the most popular places in my district and we opened up this with great success. they have been written up chronicle and "new york times" and npr which i didn't realize and they're the go to place and it's an honor to bring you both forward today. to let you know about the stoles. craig is from new york but came to san francisco and graduated from the culinary institute of america and won a james berd
SFGTV
Oct 26, 2012 8:30pm PDT
on at this time. the most interesting project is at farrell street and electrician paid for the two lights outside the building. i think they're out there today. in 1955 it was a tackle shop. in 1961 this is what the property looked like and part lawndy mat or a restaurant which i have never been to. in 1965 it turned into furniture store and i picked this up and "vacant glass and drug dealers" and this must have been from last night. this must have been last week. and thises of 1985. some of us were in elementary school. unfortunately some of us must have grownup around the corner of a crack house of the elementary school and we were there at 630 and the appropriate time to come home from school. the girl, eight and ten years old and we were reading and smoking crack and she's coming out of the car and her father is trying to shield her from what is going on. luckily they have the decentacy to not see this. some of us might have grown up across the street and become a baseball player. some of us might have grown up across the street from a crack house. >> thank you. ms. chapman. >>
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2012 6:30am PDT
and farrell. i have not experienced bed bugs in my building. i live in the 16th street hotel. many other people have. this bed bug legislation will cause a manager -- will ensure the managers will have train curriculum on exactly what and how to deal with bed bugs, inspectors and the dph to make sure managers don't just say that they took care of. it they will have to prove that they took care of it. this legislation would give tenants peace of mind. managers would have to fulfill their obligations or be issued a violation from the dph and i would be on their tails to make sure that they do their jobs. as a tenants' right organizer i'm known in the mission district as the tro for the sro from hell. thank you. [ laughter ] >> thank you. i'm going to call a few more speakers. rd. >> good afternoon my name is michael harrington with the mission sro collaborative on dolores street and live in the dog patch area in the mission. i have been living there for over ten years and i have had bed bugs twice in that period of time in 2007 and in 2011. i'm a very clean person. but as we all know
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >> and supervisor farrell hearing that and by the way i want to thank the airport. i think your department has been a great example of how technology has been well managed and this is why i think we entrusted your department with the data center project. i could agree or partially agree with the statement depending where you want to go with that mr. chairman. >> partially agree is fine. >> okay. finding number ten. the lack of a functional reporting relationship between the city cio and the departmental cio's functional weakness for city wide problems and partially agree the city's inability to manage these projects in a centralized function could benefit from reporting relationship between the city, cio and department c cio's. number 11. allowing common ict xurchgzs addressed and performed by department by department basis has lead to duplication and unnecessary spending. for this i agree. addressing by individual departments is the reason for duplicative efforts and spending. finding 12. the plan does not include ongoing operational activities and prior funding. for this i agree. the five
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2012 10:30pm PDT
muni service needed without sich backs report. i would like to thank chairman farrell and supervisor chiu and agencies for taking time to read and respond to our findings and recommendations. i want to thank you also the presiding judge of the superior court and martin choy the acting foreperson and the grand juries that have worked so hard over the one year term. members were selected to be motivated competent and diverse but we all had one thing in common. we love san francisco and we want it to be the best city it can be. when the jury discussed and voted on this muni investigation we deliberately chose to focus on the practice of switchbacks rather than try to investigate the whole transportation system which i think will make you happy today. we in factually suspected and later convinced that the way muni was using and justifying switchbacks as a tool to regulate service -- that's in quotes, was a blatant breach of the public's trust. the schedules are a promise made by muni to the riders and switchbacks break that promise. we disagree emphatically with the words of muni
SFGTV
Oct 29, 2012 11:30pm PDT
agree with supervisor farrell and ask that the mta eliminate these practices look to other jurisdictions for best practices and minimize the practice and explicit guidelines when switchbacks might be justified but the incredible frustration of passenger who is are put into difficult situations when they experience switchbacks certainly i echo the sentiments to look at this practice and make sure it doesn't happen. >> thanks president chiu and before we approve the resolution i would like to open it up for public comment. any members of the public like to comment? seeing none it is close. president chiu. >> i make a motion to recommend the recommended actions. >> okay. and we can do that without objection. madam clerk are there any further items? >> no there are not. >> okay. we are adjourned.
SFGTV
Oct 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. supervisor elsbernd? absent. supervisor farrell? aye. supervisor kim? aye. supervisor mar? aye. supervisor olague? aye. supervisor wiener? aye. supervisor avalos? aye. there are nine ayes. >> these resolutions are adopted. >> madam clerk can you please read the in me nor gym? -- in memoriams? >> yes, these will be supervisor avalos paul. mar, the late mr. alan farley. on behalf of president chiu for the late ms. marta. >> madam clerk, is there any other business in front of the board? >> that concludes our business, mr. president. >> thank you. ladies and gentlemen, we are adjourned? . [adjourned]
SFGTV2
Oct 26, 2012 5:30am PDT
leprechaun. as a matter of fact, in my novel that margaret spoke about, about jazz, in it, billy farrell, who is one of a very large number of characters, is a jazz pianist and before he begins playing a black leprechaun appears to him, mr. mcginniss so you can assume it's the ghost of mr. mcginniss. as margaret said, in 1949 we came to the south bronx, which was an irish neighborhood, mostly. i was sort of a spaced-out kid, destined obviously to be a poet. i was this big at 13 and i was a good rollerskater and the kids were amazed and they befriended me. after a while, they recognized that i had some sort of athletic ability and because i was so spaced out, they mistook it for great courage and if they pushed me, i pushed them back. it was just like a game. so they took to me and asked me to join the shamrocks. i even changed my name from ed vega to ed mcveigh. and this is how they passed me off because most of the teams they played were other irish kids. this was a regular football team so, consequently, they listed me as eddie mcveigh. it was great fun and my friends were jimmy flynn, padd
SFGTV2
Oct 29, 2012 1:30pm PDT
're not here and someone else is my seat and supervisor farrell's seat we're not having this same exact conversation again. >> i hear your concerns. >> all right. thank you president chiu. thank you cindy for the presentation and for the department of technology john. john, how are you? we have john from the department of technology and wanted to speak as well and welcome. >> thank you supervisors and thank you civil grand jury for your report and everyone attending. i want to take a few moments. i don't want to rehash the stuff said and commented on and you probably want a rich dialogue in question and answer period. i want to visit a few of points and give context to the conversation and like you i am fascinated by the title of the report and we should revisit a little bit and after being here for five years now where we have been and where we
NBC
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >> you haven't seen "anchorman"? >> no, i just remember the line. >> i'm not as funny as will farrell. >> at least you remembered where it came from. the biebs. >> one of my favorite movies. this now comes to us from nbc 25 in michigan, where in nearby west michigan, one teen had the last laugh at bull lis. whitney kropp was nominated as homecoming queen as a prank, but support from the community helped her take a stand. the crowd showered her with cheers when she showed up at the homecoming game. she was didn't win the crown but was happy she stood up to her tormenters. i'm veronica de la cruz, this is "early today," just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning. we're starting out with a little bit of fog. pretty thick in the western suburbs. temperatures in the upper 40's and low 50's. a mixture of sun and clouds. increasing clouds as we head into the afternoon. temperatures into the low 70's. the possibility of some rain on tuesday. >> 50 degrees at the airpor
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
tonight show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- colin farrell. medal of honor recipient
NBC
Oct 22, 2012 4:30am EDT
farrell by trading mike aviles to the blue jays to bring their former pitching coach back to fenway park. this is only the seventh time in major league history that a team has traded for a manager. >>> and just ahead, a new baby for adele. new details about the filming of "hangover 3." >>> plus, an 11-year-old texan makes history. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." hope you had a wonderful weekend. maybe some umbrellas needed around chicago, illinois. maybe st. louis and southern portions of michigan today. but also anywhere in the northern rockies, some stormy weather. as far as the east coast and the southern half of the country goes, what a beautiful day today. even as we go into tomorrow, not a lot changes. it will be a little damp out there in a few spots, especially the northern half of the country hit and miss, but texas at 80, kansas city at 83 tomorrow. a very warm start to this week. won't stay that way, though. end of the week looks colder. >> thanks, bill. >>> time now for entertainment news. "paranormal activity 4" pulled in a lower than expect
NBC
Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
from the dugout. the first, higher boston made official as they traded for john farrell. it makes the all time manager. >> because i have been here before, there will be no taking for granted that relationships exist. i will work my butt off to earn their trust, respect, and create an environment in that clubhouse that is just that. it will be a learning one. and hopefully a very successful one at the same time. >> he lasted just one year in south florida as the manager of the miami marlins. they have spent a ton of money and won just 69 games. they expect the life of -- that is a good formula for being out of a job. >> baseball managers come and go. stay with us, we are up next with a look at the seven-day. as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i wouldn't want someone denying my rights based upon their religious views, so i shouldn't deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. i support this law because it doesn't force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- colin farrell. medal of honor recipient dakota meyer.
CNBC
Oct 22, 2012 6:00pm EDT
want the take a moment out to say that our thoughts are with the family of mike farrell, one of our heroes, the man who built annaly hospital management who died this weekend at the age of 61. farrell is one of the good guys. he flagged the mortgage debacle long before everyone else saw it coming. ar
NBC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm PDT
," featuring rickey minor and "the tonight show" band. tonight, jay welcomes -- colin farrell. medal of honor recipient dakota meyer. the music of the hives.
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 4:00pm PDT
farrell he weighed in on odd personalities. >> there is quite a few it hits theaters october 12th. >> for more movie news head over to otrc.com. >> coming up blue angels on their way to the bay area. and new added attraction sur to delight this weekend. >> and revealing video that alerted parents of a violent incident. >> prepare prep raigss >>> blue angels will arrive in town in just a couple hours meaning it will be in the air, over the bay for practice runs on thursday. abc 7 news joins us now from the airport with more on all of this for us. mark? >> and this is ruchlor has it there is a practice of being precise. we expect them at 6:15. fleet week air show going to be the big draw on the bay this weekend. and this year... coast guard gearing up for a record turnout. america's cup will be running this weekend with racing along the city front and above their race force is where they will be performing. coast guard is blocking off that area. >> there is 635 law enforcement and the coast guard demonstrated how they'll intercept folk that's may cross into the area but not anticipa
CBS
Oct 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
feel a lot more energetic. >> reporter: jr farrell runs, does yoga, even pilates. but five times a week she likes to shake it up. it's called whole body vibration. >> i also just feel toned like my stomach gets flatter. >> reporter: invented by the russians to boost bone density and muscle strength, the technology was used by nasa to help astronauts prepare for space. i took it for a test shake. whoa! that's a lot of shaking. the idea, the plate vibrates, transmits waves of energy and your body, your muscles, have to react to stay on. >> 1800 [ indiscernible ] muscles it activates 97% of the muscles over the body at the same time. >> reporter: resulting in a quick more efficient workout. in a study roughly 70 young unathletic women used 10 minutes of vibration training or 60 minutes at the gym. the results were the same better muscle tone and strength but those shaking it up did it in a fraction of the time. too good to be true? the true believers are lining up at the studio. >> i feel it in my core. i'm standing up straighter. >> i'm able to pull my belt on one notch tighter. >> repor
MSNBC
Oct 22, 2012 2:00am PDT
have traded for their new manager. boston got toronto manager john farrell by trading mike aviles to the blue jays to bring their former pitching coach back to fenway park. this is only the seventh time in major league history that a team has traded for a manager. >>> for another look at the weather, here is nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather center forecast. >> that's crazy, a manager for a player. >> i know. seventh time it's ever happened. >> i follow baseball closely. i never heard of that. you taught me something. good morning, once again. if you're joining us, it's a quiet morning. light jacket needed in new england. temperatures in the 40s and 50s. what a great weekend after a rainy friday. saturday and sunday turned out nice. the leaves pretty much at their peak in many, many areas. today's forecast, the leaves will look great once again today with temperatures soaring into the 60s, near 70 in washington, d.c. what a week it will be for the mid-atlantic. the cold air doesn't get here until sunday of this week. 70s all week long with possible 80s on wednesday. t
MSNBC
Oct 27, 2012 2:30am PDT
and they would do it again. it is farrell cheirly cheap. don't spend a ton of money. see what you get back. if it works, invest more. >> brian, is there any place where you should be spending money? >> it is much more about the width of your brain than the width the of your wallet. >> i am tired of being interrupted with these ads, whether it is on facebook or google. you should flip it on to ted and create lots of content and use that to pull people in. >>> speaking of traditional advertising, the role about print in a social media dominated world. >> i do some print marketing that i find to be very beneficial for my business. i am not seeing a ton of tracks from it. how do i know whether my print media is working and what is the role of print media now in a social media dominated environment. >> he says, i find it to be very beneficial. how do i find if it is working? >> the fact that he can see it. a lot of times it is the ego you pick up the local newspaper or magazine and there is your ad. you feel good about it. there are ways. there are magazines. if you hint that you are willing to
SFGTV
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
, i am supervisor scott wiener, i'm sitting in for supervisor mark farrell, to my right is supervisor carmen chu bho is sitting in for supervisor elsbernd, we're joined with supervisor compos, i would like to acknowledge and thank sfgtv staff for broadcasting today's hearing and our clerk is alisa miller, are there any announcements. er >> please shut off any cell phones, items upon the day will be ton october 16th board of supervisors agenda, unless otherwise stated. er >> would you call items 1, 2 and 3. >> they're involving hearings involving the civil grand jury report, including health care security ordinance, addressed concerns raise ined the report and to provide the board of supervisor's to the reports finagled and recommendations. >> thank you very much, just to be clear, we are holding a hearing as required on the super grand jury report, in addition, supervisor compos called for a hearing on that report and then we have to prepare our responses so we're calling these together since they are on the same subject, and the way i would like to proceed is first i will have superv
SFGTV
Oct 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
disrespect to any of the applicants, particularly mr. oka. i'm sorry, supervisor farrell isn't here to see phase two of this task force purge completed. so, it looks like everything is going to plan, although the task force has been crippled for the last five months. the purge of the [speaker not understood] now leaves just two standing. and if the [speaker not understood] and the new american media don't stand their ground, then those two incumbents will go. because i'm sure that what's important is that you not have anybody who has any institutional knowledge or there be any continuity. i was born and raised in chicago and i practiced law for 50 years. mayor daly, the real richard daly, he ran the city with an iron fist. but everything he did was open and [speaker not understood]. he was well known because that was when he was asked, why only a citizen [speaker not understood], one of his sons, he said, if you can't give it to your kids, who can you give it to? well, that's something he did in chicago, but everybody [speaker not understood]. here it's different and i think the mayor coul
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